Conditions & Treatments

Liver-Gallbladder Health

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Liver is the organ responsible for the smooth flow of emotions as well as Qi and blood. It is the organ that is most affected by excess stress or emotions. The Liver’s partner organ is the Gallbladder.

When the liver and gallbladder are imbalanced they are described as stagnant or stuck. That means the energy is not smoothly moving through them. Some of the many physical and emotional conditions of this imbalance include:

  • headaches, Eye issues (red, itchy, dry), Pain/stiffness in the body
  • Anxiety, Tendency toward anger, irritability
  • Menstrual issues (cramps, irregular periods, painful periods, PMS), Hormone Imbalances such as hot flashes
  • Digestion problems such as bloating, poor appetite, gastritis, Cholesterol Issues, Gallbladder Issues

 

At AromaOasis, not only do we offer acupuncture treatment tailored to yourLiver-Gallbladder Health, but we also incorporate moxibustion, dietary suggestions, and/or other modalities in order to maximize the therapeutic benefit and accelerate the process of your recovery.  Dr. Jennifer Gao has many years of experience to help the above conditions and Liver cleanse.

Services

Holistic Medicine

Dr. Jennifer Gao is a passionate, influential doctor and educator of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). She comes from a long line of TCM doctors in her family, having practiced in China and Canada. She graduated in Guangzhou TCM University, got Bachelor’s Medicine in China, she has a stellar reputation amongst students and patients.

Ghada Khodr (R. Ac; BA, Bsc.)

Registered Acupuncturist

Ghada has been a health practitioner since she graduated from the Health Sciences department of the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. She then worked for the Red Cross Blood Transfusion Center for nine years. Living in eight different countries afterwards, she was presented the opportunity to study and become licensed in many different fields such as aromatherapy, hypnotherapy, EFT (emotional freedom technique), Shiatsu and other holistic approaches to health.

Daniel Wu R.TCM.P B.Sc.

Registered TCM Practitioner

Daniel Wu Jun is currently a Registered TCM pracitioner with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia. He graduated from the ICTCMV in Vancouver. After finishing his Doctor of TCM Program, Daniel did his TCM internship in Chengdu, China. At the Provincial TCM Hospital of Chengdu University of TCM, he completed the advanced training program on common diseases treated by TCM, including acupuncture-moxibostion and Tuina (massage) therapies. Daniel has a passion for wellness and health. He feels extremely rewarded seeing patients suffer less after his treatments. Being very active in sports, he has a particular interest in musculoskeletal disorders and pain management.

Dr. Jacqueline Chan

Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Jacqueline is currently a Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine and a TCM instructor at the PCU College of Holistic Medicine.  She is confident, compassionate, and diligent. Clients seek her help with a variety of conditions especially regarding pain management of the hips / knees / lower back, emotion & sleep disorders, skin conditions, fertility / gynecological disorders, and digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome

Collen Bodez (RMT)

Registered Massage Therapist

Colleen is passionate about massage therapy, studying the brain, cooking and eating healthy organic food, exercising and going for walks in nature. Colleen tailors her treatment to each individual. This is done by tuning into the client’s body rhythm and asking his or her body which therapy that Colleen offers is best for the individual at that time. Colleen’s intuitive and palpation skills are highly developed. She is able to feel the movement of fluid, bones, and organs, as well as muscle tension and restrictions in the connective tissue(fascia).